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Critic’s Picks: University of Puget Sound symphony/choir, Regency Quartet at Gig Harbor’s Agnus Dei Lutheran, the South Sound Classical Choir and Lisa Creed at Mavi Contemporary in Tacoma

Post by Rosemary Ponnekanti / The News Tribune on April 29, 2011 at 6:46 am with No Comments »
April 21, 2011 10:49 am

Free UPS symphony/choir concert

University of Puget Sound’s symphony orchestra and three choirs will give a free concert tonight, featuring Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto no. 1 and Chopin’s Piano Concerto no. 1 with student soloists, and Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy with Duane Hulbert on piano and three choirs. 7:30 p.m. tonight. Free. Schneebeck Concert Hall, UPS, 1500 N. Warner St., Tacoma. 253-879-3419, www.pugetsound.edu

Regency Quartet at Agnus Dei Lutheran

At Agnus Dei Lutheran church in Gig Harbor, the third concert in this year’s series features the Regency String Quartet. The resident faculty quartet at Pacific Lutheran University, the quartet will play music by  Beethoven and Bartok. 3 p.m. May 1. Suggested donation $15.  Agnus Dei Lutheran Church, 10511 Peacock Hill Ave NW, Gig Harbor. 253-851-6222, www.agnusdeilutheran.org

“Simple Gifts” from the South Sound Classical Choir

The South Sound Classical Choir celebrates the natural world at free concerts this week, singing works by Beethoven, Kopylov, Brahms, Thompson, Haydn and more. 3 p.m. May 1 at Epworth LeSourd United Methodist Church, 710 S. Anderson St., Tacoma. 8 p.m. May 6 at Puyallup United Methodist Church, 1919 W. Pioneer Ave., Puyallup. 7 p.m. May 7 at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church , 2306 Milton Way, Milton. 253-507- 4183, sscc.valleyartssociety.org/

Lisa Creed at Mavi Contemporary

North Carolina artist Lisa Creed shows graphite-crossed acrylics at Mavi, along with other local painters William Quinn, Christopher Mathie and Michael Croman. 2-7 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday through May 15. Free. 502 6th Ave., Tacoma. 253-759-6233, www.mavicontemporary.com


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